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Slaughterhouse-Five; or, The Children's Crusade, a Duty-Dance with Death

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
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New York: Delta, 1970. Trade Paperback. Delta 440-08029, seventh printing. No ISBN. Near Fine book. Lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light toning and reading wear to cover. Lower read corner creased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. See photos. 186 pages. One of the world's great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of… Read more
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1984 (Signet Classics, CP100)

by George Orwell; Erich Fromm (afterward)

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Published
July 1950
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Near Fine
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New York: New American Library / Signet Classic, July 1950. Mass Market Paperback. With an Afterward by Erich Fromm. Signet CP100, 60¢. 27th printing, September 1962. Near Fine. Lightly tanned, no other markings. Spine straight and tight with light crease. Light dog-ear to lower front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 267 pages. George Orwell's chilling… Read more
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Anthem

by Ayn Rand

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Published
September 1961
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780451078469
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New York: New American Library / Signet, September 1961. Mass Market Paperback. 24th printing. Near Fine. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean with light rubbing. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 123 pages.
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Battle For the Planet of the Apes

by David Gerrold

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Published
June 1973
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Fine
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First Edition, later printing
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New York: Award Books, June 1973. Mass Market Paperback. No ISBN. AN1139. 95¢. First Edition, Seventh printing, December 1974. Fine. Lightly tanned. Slight edgewear. Light rubbing. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 158 pages. Film tie-in, based on the 1973 movie, the fifth and final installment in the original Planet of the Apes movie series.
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Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest

by W. H. Hudson

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780486259932
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New York: Dover Publications, 1989. Trade Paperback. Unabridged and unaltered republication of the first American edition, published in 1904. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with slight reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 315 pages. Laid-in book review from Washington Post Book World. The curious call of an… Read more
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Leia, Princess of Alderaan (Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi)

by Claudia Gray

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Published
September 2017
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9781484780787
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Los Angeles & New York: Disney Lucasfilm Press, September 2017. Hardcover. First Edition / second printing. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear at spine head. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 409 pages. The story of how young Leia… Read more
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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volumes I - IV (4 vols.)

by Unknown; Powys Mathers (trans.); J.C. Mardrus (trans.)

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Published
1972
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Fine
Edition
First Printing
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1972. Hardcover. Complete four volume set. First printing. Blue cloth over boards with clear and strong gilt printing to spine and uniform dark blue tint to top edge. Beige paper jackets with red and black printing. Fine books in Fine jackets. Outstanding condition for fifty year-old books. Bindings strong. Clean, unmarked pages. No prior ownership… Read more
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The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, 1)

by Michael Scott

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Published
June 2008
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New
ISBN
9780385736008
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New York: Ember, June 2008. Trade Paperback. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 375 pages.
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The Way Life Should Be: A Novel

by Christina Baker Kline

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Published
September 2014
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Fine
ISBN
9780062363541
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New York: William Morrow, September 2014. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. A touch of reading wear to lower front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 274 pages + 27 page reader's guide. A novel of love, risk, and self-discovery. Angela can feel the clock ticking. She is single… Read more
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Eragon (Inheritance Cycle, 1)

by Christopher Paolini

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Published
August 2003
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Fine
ISBN
9780375826689
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, August 2003. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, head slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 509 pages. The first book of the Inheritance Cycle. When fifteen-year-old Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it… Read more
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Sea of Glass (Valancourt 20th Century Classics)

by Dennis Parry

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Published
December 2015
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Fine
ISBN
9781941147115
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Richmond, Virginia: Valancourt Books, December 2015. Trade Paperback. Fine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with just the slightest hint of corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x+226 pages. An exquisite blend of comedy, murder mystery, and surreal fantasy. Old Mrs. Ellison doesn't have much longer to live, and her scheming son… Read more
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Finn Family Moomintroll (Moomins, 3)

by Tove Jansson; Elizabeth Portch (trans)

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Published
1990
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Very Good
ISBN
9780374323288
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New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux / Sunburst, 1990. Paperback. Second printing, 1992. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 170 pages. Translation of Trollkarlens hatt. It is spring in the valley and the Moomins are ready for adventure! Moomintroll and his friends Snufkin and… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

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Published
February 1987
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780449212608
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New York: Ballantine / Fawcett Crest, February 1987. Mass Market Paperback. 21st printing, December 1989. Very Good. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight with light spine crease. Cover clean and bright with front hinge crease. Edgewear. 395 pages. Winner of the 1985 Governor General's (Canada) Award and the first Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1987. Adapted into… Read more
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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

by Kate DiCamillo

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Published
September 2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
8601200504736
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Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, September 2013. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Slight corner wear to jacket. 240 pages. Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of… Read more
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The Hobbit or There and Back Again (Revised Edition) (Lord of the Rings Series)

by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Published
February 1966
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Very Good
Edition
Revised Edition
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New York: Ballantine Books, February 1966. Mass Market Paperback. Revised Edition. Dolphin Edition. U7093. Seventh printing, May 1967. Very Good. Lightly tanned. Prior owner's name penciled to first page. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Small dent to spine head. Covers clean. Crease at front hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 287 pages.
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Time for the Stars

by Robert A. Heinlein

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Published
May 1978
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Very Good
ISBN
9780345260734
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New York: Del Ray / Ballantine, May 1978. Mass Market Paperback. Ballantine 26073. Second Ballantine Printing, November 1978. Very Good. Interior tanned but unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased, but faded. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 188 pages. For a telepathic twin on an exploratory space voyage only a few years pass,… Read more
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God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater; or, Pearls Before Swine

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Published
May 1971
Condition
Good
Edition
First Delacorte printing
ISBN
9780440029298
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New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, May 1971 [c. 1965]. Hardcover. First Delacorte printing (stated). Turquoise linen over boards with silver facsimile signature to front board and silver/black printing to spine. Front flap has $7.95 price and 2929 catalog ID. Rear flap has 0571 date code. Good book in a Good+ jacket. Front and rear hinges cracked. No markings.… Read more
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Deadeye Dick: A Novel

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Published
October 1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Trade Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780440017806
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New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, October 1982. First Trade Paperback Edition (no additional printings listed). Very Good. Prior owner's name penciled to half-title page. Personal note penciled to dedication page. Text block unmarked. Spine faded, but straight, tight and uncreased. Dust stains to edges. No tears, creases or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped.… Read more
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More Than Human

by Theodore Sturgeon

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Published
October 1953
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Very Good
ISBN
9780345243898
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New York: Ballantine Books, October 1953. Mass Market Paperback. Ninth U.S. Printing, February 1975. Very Good. Interior unmarked, but tanned. Spine straight and tight, but creased. Reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 188 pages. Winner of the 1954 International Fantasy Award. One of the nine classic novels of the 1950s and one of the… Read more
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Doctor Dolittle in the Moon (Doctor Dolittle, 8)

by Hugh Lofting

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1956. Hardcover. Yellow pictorial cover. Very Good book / no jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, faded. Spine ends and lower corners bumped. Price label ghost to upper corner of front cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. vi+186 pages. B&W illustrations by the author throughout. Doctor Dolittle has landed on the Moon… Read more
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